The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for SAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SAS System
England / East of England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 122 137
Rank change year-on-year -11 +15  
Contract jobs citing SAS 4 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.17% 0.43% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.89% 2.55% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £305 £550 £523
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.54% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £550 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £550 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £430
% change year-on-year -2.94% -1.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

SAS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 449 432 625
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.35% 16.92% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 266 380
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 38
Median hourly rate £16.98 £19.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.92% -17.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.10 £48.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing SAS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in the East of England

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAS in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in the East of England

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in the East of England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in the East of England

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in the East of England

SAS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +1 2 £305 - 4
Hertfordshire -5 2 - - 1
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for SAS.

1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) S-PLUS
2 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) R
2 3 (25.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 2 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Biometrics
3 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (16.67%) Publishing
3 2 (16.67%) Life Science
3 2 (16.67%) CDISC
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (25.00%) S-PLUS
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Grunt
1 1 (8.33%) gulp
1 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
1 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
1 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
1 1 (8.33%) PhantomJS
1 1 (8.33%) WebStorm
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (16.67%) Publishing
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Data Scientist
2 2 (16.67%) Programmer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Credit Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Finance Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Manager
3 1 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) PhoneGap
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (25.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Life Science
3 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (8.33%) Graphic Design
3 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (16.67%) Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Biometrics
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Data Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
3 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (8.33%) Linear Regression
3 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (8.33%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (8.33%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) R
2 2 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Dart
3 1 (8.33%) ECMAScript
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Scala
3 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ACCA
1 1 (8.33%) CIMA
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) PhD
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) CDISC
2 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) DataFlux
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Tableau
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